The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 634 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and six associated deaths in the country.
The report, tweeted in the early hours of Friday via the verified Twitter handle of the agency @NCDCgov, cuts across 21 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
“Till date, 154,476 cases have been confirmed, 131,699 cases have been [treated and] discharged, and 1,891 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” the tweet states.
The 634 new cases, as reported from 2i states and the FCT are: Lagos (259), Osun (45), Edo(38), Ogun (35), FCT (33), Anambra (26), Imo (24), Ondo (24), Akwa Ibom (20), Plateau (20), Abia (19), Kaduna (19), Ebonyi (17), Borno (10), Rivers (10), Kano (9), Delta (8), Kebbi (7), Nasarawa (4) Oyo (3), Enugu (2) and Ekiti (2)
The NCDC said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
“Our discharges today [Thursday] include 236 community recoveries in Lagos State and 79 community recoveries in Imo State managed in line with guidelines,” NCDC added.
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